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Jun
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asked xrandr-mediated correction of VGA overscan on external computer monitor
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Sep
19
comment recurrent loss of wireless connectivity
Thanks, unfortunately the access point is in a work environment, and I do not have control over it.
Sep
18
comment recurrent loss of wireless connectivity
Implementing these steps seems to help somewhat, but the connection still terminates periodically, requiring manual reactivation using the commands specified in the original post.
Sep
15
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
14
revised recurrent loss of wireless connectivity
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Sep
14
comment recurrent loss of wireless connectivity
Thanks for the information. I will try disabling 802.11N for a day or so to confirm that the network termination problem has resolved.
Sep
14
asked recurrent loss of wireless connectivity
May
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Feb
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Nov
26
comment remotely query text file associated with an instance of vi
@donothingsuccessfully. Thanks for your suggestion. I was reading a little about screen after seeing it mentioned in other posts. Can it be applied retroactively to an existing process or must the process be initiated with screen in order to take advantage of this facility?
Nov
26
comment remotely query text file associated with an instance of vi
@JosephR. That is an interesting idea. So you can deliver commands to vi but the \n newline seems not to register.
Nov
26
comment remotely query text file associated with an instance of vi
@JosephR. Wonderful solution to the first half of my question. In my case, the /proc/<pid>/fd/ folder contains the symlinks 0, 1, 2, and 4. The first three point to /dev/pts/3 and the last one points to the swap file. Many thanks.
Nov
26
asked remotely query text file associated with an instance of vi
Aug
2
revised disabling mouse support in `vim` in a `gnome-terminal` environment
discovered that problem is specific to gnome-terminal
Aug
2
comment disabling mouse support in `vim` in a `gnome-terminal` environment
:) Yes, I use gnome 3 fallback mode because I can't stand their new OS X interface. But a lot of things that always worked in gnome 2 are not working for me, like custom keybindings and gconf-editor. What is your desktop environment of choice? I'm thinking of trying xfce or lxde. Thanks for your help.
Aug
2
comment disabling mouse support in `vim` in a `gnome-terminal` environment
Hi, good suggestion. I tried in xterm and had no problem with mouse activation. I could reproduce the problem by typing :set mouse=a in vim running in xterm (and reverse it by typing :set mouse=). Any idea how to troubleshoot the gnome-terminal glitch? Should I start a new thread? Thanks.
Aug
2
asked mutt: move IMAP folder
Aug
2
comment mutt: rename IMAP folder
When I was searching the internet for how to do this, I came across a post that said that one could use the r key, but I was confused because r is bound to reply by default. Now, it is clear that this applies only in the context of the list of folders. When I rename a folder by pressing r, I receive the following prompt: Rename mailbox 'X' to: [C^[[C^[[C^[[C^[[ -- there are precisely 36 repeats of [[C^, which I must delete before typing the name. Do you know why this string of characters appears and how I can avoid it besides deleting it each time I choose to rename a folder? Thanks.